One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they deserve a hearty slap on the back for their efforts’
congratulations, commendation, approbation, approval, accolades, encomiums, compliments, tributes, a pat on the back, praise, acclaim, acclamation, a round of applause
informal a hand, a big hand
North American informal kudos
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